User Experience (UX), Recruitment, Testing and Training Services

Status Awarded

Contract number 2024012129

Solicitation number 1000420930

Publication date

Contract award date

Contract value

CAD 393,240.00

    Description

    This contract was awarded to:

    Jumping Elephants Inc.

    AMEND TO EXTEND CLOSING DATE to MAY 30, 2023

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) intends to enter into contract(s) with multiple Contractors to provide user recruitment, testing and training services to the Digital Design and Production directorate, on an as and when requested basis using task authorizations.

    This requirement also includes options to extend the term of the Contract by up to three (3) 1 year option(s) under the same conditions.

    The period of any resulting contract will be from contract award to March 31, 2025.

    A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the highest combined rating of technical merit and price will be recommended for award of a contract.

    Proposal documents and supporting information must be submitted in either English or French.

    Conditional Set-Aside Under the Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Business
    • This procurement may be conditionally set aside under the federal government Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Business.
    • In order to be considered for the set-aside, the Bidder must certify that it qualifies as an Indigenous business as defined under PSIB and that it will comply with all requirements of PSIB. If bids from two (2) or more Indigenous businesses are compliant with the terms of the Request for Proposal, the contracting authority will limit the competition to those Indigenous businesses and will not consider bids from any non-Indigenous businesses that may have been submitted.
    • For more information on Indigenous business requirements of the Set-aside Program for Indigenous Business, refer to Eligibility for Indigenous procurement set aside and Procurement information for Indigenous business owners
    Questions must be directed in writing to the contracting authority via email: stephanie.riley@cra-arc.gc.ca

    Bids must be submitted by using the Connect service provided by the Canada Post Corporation. When responding, the proposal MUST be delivered to:
    Canada Revenue Agency
    Bid Receiving Unit
    BRUg@cra-arc.gc.ca
    Bids will not be accepted if emailed directly to this email address. This email address must be used to request that CRA open a Connect conversation, as detailed in Standard Instructions 2003. Bidders must not use their own licensing agreement for Connect to initiate a Connect conversation with CRA.

    The CRA reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

    Delivery point will be in the National Capital Area.

    The Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity applies to this procurement.

    Business address

    618 Mikinak Road

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1K 3X7
    Canada
    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Language(s)
    English
    ,
    French
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)

    Contract duration

    The contract will be for a period of 23 month(s), from 2023/07/20 to 2025/07/17.

    Commodity - UNSPSC

    • 80101507 - Information technology consultation services
    • 81112007 - Content or data standardization services
    • 81141506 - Product testing
    • 81161501 - Software application administration service

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Canada Revenue Agency
    Address

    320 Queen Street

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0L5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Stephanie Riley
    Phone
    (343) 553-0646
    Email
    Stephanie.Riley@cra-arc.gc.ca
    Fax
    na
    Address

    320 Queen Street

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0L5
    Canada
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